In the five and twentiethyear of our captivity, in the beginning of the year, in the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenthyearafterthat the city was smitten, in the selfsame day the hand of the LORD was upon me, and brought me thither.
And the man saidunto me, Son of man, beholdwiththineeyes, and hearwiththineears, and set thineheartupon all that I shallshewthee; for to the intentthat I mightshewthemuntothee art thoubroughthither: declare all thatthouseest to the house of Israel.
And behold a wall on the outside of the houseroundabout, and in the man’shand a measuringreed of six cubitslong by the cubit and an handbreadth: so he measured the breadth of the building, one reed; and the height, one reed.
Thencame he unto the gatewhichlookethtoward the east, and went up the stairsthereof, and measured the threshold of the gate, which was one reedbroad; and the otherthreshold of the gate, which was one reedbroad.
And the littlechambersthereofwerethree on thisside and three on thatside; and the poststhereof and the archesthereofwereafter the measure of the firstgate: the lengththereof was fiftycubits, and the breadthfive and twentycubits.
And the littlechambersthereof, and the poststhereof, and the archesthereof, according to thesemeasures: and therewerewindows in it and in the archesthereofroundabout: it was fiftycubitslong, and five and twentycubitsbroad.
And the littlechambersthereof, and the poststhereof, and the archesthereof, wereaccording to thesemeasures: and therewerewindowstherein and in the archesthereofroundabout: it was fiftycubitslong, and five and twentycubitsbroad.
And the fourtableswere of hewnstone for the burntoffering, of a cubit and an halflong, and a cubit and an halfbroad, and one cubithigh: whereuponalsotheylaid the instrumentswherewiththeyslew the burntoffering and the sacrifice.
And without the innergatewere the chambers of the singers in the innercourt, which was at the side of the northgate; and theirprospect was toward the south: one at the side of the eastgatehaving the prospecttoward the north.
And the chamberwhoseprospect is toward the north is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the altar: these are the sons of Zadokamong the sons of Levi, whichcomenear to the LORD to ministerunto him.
And he brought me to the porch of the house, and measuredeachpost of the porch, fivecubits on thisside, and fivecubits on thatside: and the breadth of the gate was threecubits on thisside, and threecubits on thatside.
The length of the porch was twentycubits, and the breadthelevencubits; and he brought me by the stepswherebytheywent up to it: and therewerepillars by the posts, one on thisside, and another on thatside.